Microbiology PhD Training Program Mentoring Faculty

Microbiology PhD Training Program Microbiology PhD Training Program Mentoring Faculty
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Microbiology PhD Training Program Microbiology PhD Training Program Mentoring Faculty

The following are faculty members in the Microbiology PhD Training Program at NYU School of Medicine’s Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. View a list of all mentoring faculty at Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.

Claudio Basilico, MD
The Jan T. Vilcek Professor of Molecular Pathogenesis, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: molecular regulation of the identity and fate of cancer stem cells

Joel Belasco, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: RNA biology and post-transcriptional mechanisms of gene regulation

Martin Blaser, MD
The Muriel G. and George W. Singer Professor of Translational Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: role of the microbiome in immunological development

Richard Bonneau, PhD
Professor, NYU Departments of Biology and Computer Science
Research interests: computational biology and analysis of large datasets to model host-microbiome networks

Ken H. Cadwell, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: immunomodulation by viruses and the microbiome

Jane Carlton, PhD
Professor, NYU Department of Biology
Research interest: comparative genomics of parasitic protozoa

Andrew Darwin, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: cell envelope functions in bacterial pathogens

Heran Darwin, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteasomes and pathogenesis

Meike Dittmann, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: innate barriers of respiratory virus infections

Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Research interest: function of bacterial microbiota in vertebrate animals and humans  

Joel Ernst, MD
The Jeffrey Bergstein Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Pathology
Research interest: tuberculosis pathogenesis and immunity in mice and humans

Edward Fisher, MD, MPH, PhD
The Leon H. Charney Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Departments of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Pediatrics
Research interests: immune mechanisms in atherosclerosis, nanotherapy of cardiovascular disease, and cell biology of lipoprotein formation

Michael Garabedian, PhD
Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Urology
Research interests: molecular regulation by nuclear receptors of prostate cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neuronal function

Hannah Klein, PhD
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Medicine, and Pathology
Vice Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research interests: genome stability and DNA damage repair mechanisms

Victoria Kolupaeva, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: translational control in cartilage biology and in the pathology of osteoarthritis

Nathaniel Landau, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: HIV accessory proteins and host restriction factors

David E. Levy, PhD
The Dr. Louis A. Schneider Professor of Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Associate Dean for Collaborative Science
Research interest: regulation of the innate antiviral immune response through the IFN-JAK-STAT pathway

Dan Littman, MD, PhD
The Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology, Department of Pathology
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: T-cell development, mechanisms of inflammation, and AIDS pathogenesis

P’ng Loke, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: immune regulation by helminth infections and type 2 immunity

Alka Mansukhani, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: regulation of stem cells and differentiation in bone and fat tissue and tumors

Ian Mohr, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: virus-host interactions regulating messenger RNA translation, innate immune responses and latency, and oncolytic virus immunotherapy

Elizabeth Nardin, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: malaria vaccine development

Richard Novick, MD
The Recanati Family Professor of Science, Department of Microbiology
Professor, Department of Medicine
Research interests: pathobiology of Staphylococcus aureus and control of staph infections

Guillermo Perez-Perez, DSc
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology
Research interest: pathogenesis and epidemiology of bacterial enteric diseases

Adam Ratner, MD
Associate Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Pediatrics
Research interests: pathogenesis of congenital and perinatal infections and genomic approaches to vaccine design

Ana Rodriguez, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: inflammation in malaria

Robert Schneider, PhD
The Albert Sabin Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Pathogenesis, Department of Microbiology
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Associate Dean for Therapeutics Alliances
Research interest: role of inflammation in aging, cancer, and regenerative medicine

Bo Shopsin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology
Research interest: adaptive changes during Staphylococcus aureus infection

Kenneth Stapleford, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: arbovirus transmission and pathogenesis

Naoko Tanese, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences
Research interest: transcriptional and post-transcriptional gene regulatory mechanisms in Huntington’s disease

Victor Torres, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: multidisciplinary approaches to studying the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus

Jeffrey Weiser, MD
Chair and Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: pathogenesis of respiratory tract infection and bacterial transmission

Angus Wilson, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: molecular determinants of herpes virus latency and reactivation